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Just how Close is Apple's Tim Cook to Being Fired?
Just how Close is Apple's Tim Cook to Being Fired?
"Within the first two to three years, if the board views the executive as unable to continue or change the firm's strategy in a way that pleases customers and shareholders, then your time...
The Next 90 Days
The Next 90 Days
Jason Schloetzer, an assistant professor of accounting at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business and a frequent contributor to The Conference Board's Governance and Corporate...
What can radiology do to curb investigation momentum?
What can radiology do to curb investigation momentum?
A picture paints a thousand words. Seeing inside the body, without recourse to a scalpel, through x-rays, CT scans, MRIs and ultrasounds, has revolutionized patient diagnosis and treatment. Yet the...
The New Rules for Group Coupons
The New Rules for Group Coupons
According to Georgetown University marketing professor Luc Wathieu, that can backfire when customers redeem their coupons and the cash is already gone. After all, the typical deal offers a 50 percent...
2 Stocks to Buy Now to Hold Forever
2 Stocks to Buy Now to Hold Forever
Prem Jain, author of Buffett Beyond Value, found that Berkshire Hathaway typically holds stocks between 10 and 20 years (including Warren Buffett's short-term arbitrage).
Should You Worry About High Frequency Trading?
Should You Worry About High Frequency Trading?
Should You Worry About High Frequency Trading?
James Angel, professor of finance at, Georgetown University, says high-frequency trading has not brought an increase in volatility but remains worried "about the next glitch".
10 Questions to Ask Before Expanding Overseas
10 Questions to Ask Before Expanding Overseas
Closing a deal abroad can be a vastly different experience than you're probably used to, says James Hunt, adjunct professor of entrepreneurship at Georgetown University's McDonough School...
Social Values on the Curriculum
Social Values on the Curriculum
Social Values on the Curriculum
Business students are demanding more training to prepare them for roles which consider social values. David Thomas, dean of McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University, tells Della Bradshaw...
Anger Over Garment Factory Disaster Fuels Annual Labor Rallies in Southeast Asia
Anger Over Garment Factory Disaster Fuels Annual Labor Rallies in Southeast Asia
After 400 people died in the collapse of a Bangladeshi garment factory, workers in Southeast Asia marched to call for better working conditions and pay. Ray Suarez talks with Pietra Rivoli, professor...
Viewpoint on Bangladesh Disaster: It’s Not All About the West
Viewpoint on Bangladesh Disaster: It’s Not All About the West
But Western sourcing practices are not the main factor here. While Western activists protested outside the Gap headquarters in San Francisco last week (Gap’s spokesperson says the company did not...
Study: Barring AT&T, Verizon from auction would choke wireless broadband adoption
Study: Barring AT&T, Verizon from auction would choke wireless broadband adoption
If the FCC restricts, but does not ban, bidding by the larger carriers, the impacts would be proportionate to the extent of the restrictions, said the study written by economists Robert Shapiro,...
Dow at 15000: What the Stock Market is Telling US
Dow at 15,000: What the Stock Market is Telling Us
Dow at 15,000: What the Stock Market is Telling Us
A year into the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression, James Angel went all in with stocks – in fact, more than all in. In January 2009, the finance professor at Georgetown University...
Begum Losing Legs is Bangladesh Women's Faustian Bargain
Begum Losing Legs is Bangladesh Women’s Faustian Bargain
Begum Losing Legs is Bangladesh Women’s Faustian Bargain
If you look at industrial history across the world, for better or worse, this is what early industrial revolution looks like,” said Pietra Rivoli, a professor at Georgetown University in Washington...
Is High Frequency Trading Free & Fair?
Is High Frequency Trading Free & Fair?
Today is the third anniversary of the 2010 flash crash, but there are smaller flash moves almost every day in the stock market, with CNBC's Josh Lipton. Eric Hunsader, Nanex; Jim Angel,...
Which Way Will Tom Wheeler Take the FCC? Follow the Blog Trail
Which Way Will Tom Wheeler Take the FCC? Follow the Blog Trail
According to a study released last week by Georgetown’s Center for Business and Public Policy, auction revenues would decline by as much as 40 percent as the demand for spectrum artificially...
Advanced Nurses Lower Costs
Advanced Nurses Lower Costs, Improve Care
Advanced Nurses Lower Costs, Improve Care
An op-ed by William Novelli: Studies find that Advanced Practice Registered Nurses who provide preventive care are as effective as primary-care physicians in accuracy of diagnosis and prescription....

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